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Promoter Bob Arum begins talks to stage Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua

Published On Monday, December 14, 2020By Tim Rickson

Fury vs Joshua - Both parties agree to make super-fight

Both AJ's promoter, Eddie Hearn, and Fury's man, Bob Arum, agree to start work on making the biggest fight of this century between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21KOs) and unified champion Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22KOs).

Both parties were quick to inform fans that work would begin on Monday to crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis retired in 2004.

The Top Rank promoter tweeted immediately after the fight: "It looks like the stage is set for the biggest Heavyweight championship fight since Ali-Frazier in 1971, when @Tyson_Fury meets @anthonyfjoshua for the undisputed crown. We at Top Rank will start on Monday working to put that fight together."

The dust hadn't even begun to settle on Joshua's triumphant homecoming, defeating IBF mandatory Kubrat Pulev in the ninth-round at the SSE Arena, Wembley on December 12, when attention turned to a unification bout with Fury, the current owner of the prestigious green and gold belt.

And the Olympian's promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed he'll get in contact with Fury's reps - Frank Warren and Bob Arum - on Monday to begin discussions over the biggest fight in British boxing history.

The Matchroom Boxing chief said: "Starting from tomorrow, we make the Tyson Fury fight straight away.

"It's the only fight to be made in boxing. It is the biggest fight in British boxing history.

"I know he (Joshua) wants it, He is the best heavyweight in the world.

"I promise you. He'll break him down, he'll knock him out."

Much to the surprise of many, Joshua refrained from discussing a mega-money bout with Fury in his post-fight interview.

'The Gypsy King', however, wasn't shocked by Joshua's decision not to mention his name.

He said: "There you go everyone, Anthony Joshua just s*** himself live on television.

"He got asked if he wants the fight and he went around the bushes and put his arse in the hedge.

"I want the fight. I want the fight next. I will knock him out inside three rounds.

"He is a big bum dosser and I cannot wait to knock him spark out."

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